COVID-19: Supplies and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)

May 2, 2022
Patient safety is always the number one priority. Nurses need to be empowered with flexibility to determine appropriate staffing for the needs of their patients.
Apr 24, 2022
Hospitals appreciate the support and resources that Congress have provided throughout the COVID-19 pandemic; however, additional support is needed to keep hospitals strong so they can continue to provide care to patients and communities.
Mar 29, 2022
The National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health recently rescinded all respirator approvals issued to Pacific PPE Corp. at the company’s request.
Mar 3, 2022
A new congressionally mandated report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine recommends actions to help prevent medical product shortages and ensure access to essential drugs and devices.
Feb 8, 2022
Vyaire Medical recently alerted customers to immediately disable a setting in certain bellavista 1000 and 1000e ventilators that can cause the ventilators to stop working. While it develops a software update to address the issue, the company advises customers to follow instructions provided in…
Jan 20, 2022
In a tweet yesterday, the Administration said it will make 400 million N95 masks from the Strategic National Stockpile available for free to Americans. “N95 masks will be available for the public to pick up at tens of thousands of local pharmacies and health centers,” the White House tweet said.
Dec 30, 2021
The Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration Dec.
Nov 11, 2021
The White House Office of the United States Trade Representative has extended through May 31, 2022, 81 tariff exemptions for certain medical care products needed to address the COVID-19 pandemic.
Nov 8, 2021
The Food and Drug Administration Friday authorized another over-the-counter COVID-19 diagnostic test for emergency use.